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Fort Recovery in Mercer County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Dr. Victor Grasson

 
 
Dr. Victor Grasson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
1. Dr. Victor Grasson Marker
Inscription. Dr. Victor Grasson, a hero of the Indian Wars was killed while caring for the wounded during General Arthur St. Clair's defeat here, November 4, 1791.
 
Erected 1953 by The Mercer County Medical Society.
 
Location. 40° 24.793′ N, 84° 46.558′ W. Marker is in Fort Recovery, Ohio, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Butler Street (Ohio Route 119) and North Elm Street (Ohio Route 49), on the right when traveling east on Butler Street. Touch for map. To view this historical marker travel into Fort Recovery, Ohio to the junction of State Routes 119 and 49 and on the northeast corner of the intersection is located Fort Recovery Monument Park. Once there you will see a cut stone shaft that is 93 feet tall and this historical marker is located at the base of this stone shaft, on it's west side. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Recovery OH 45846, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Recovery Monument (here, next to this marker); St. Clair's Defeat / Fort Recovery (a few steps from this marker); Fort Recovery Civil War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Richard Butler
Site of Dr. Victor Grasson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
2. Site of Dr. Victor Grasson Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Wayne's Victory (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Clair's Defeat (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Fort Recovery (approx. mile away); a different marker also named St. Clair's Defeat (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Recovery.
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryNative AmericansWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 881 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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